Current Issue

Current Issue

Volume 22

(2017-2018) B'OR HA'TORAH 25

 Illuminating Jewish views on:

  •  Detecting gravitational waves and the collision of two neutron stars
  •  Discovering the Higgs boson:  proving “matter” does not exist
  •  Gene editing: blessing or curse?
  •  How the complexity of the human heart defies evolution through random mutations
  •  Meditation as an asset to prayer and health
  •  The child with three mothers

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A "Still Small Voice" from the Beginning of Time: A Jewish View on the Discovery of Gravitational Waves

Shimon Lerner, PhD

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Experimenting in the Laboratory of the A-lmighty: Astronomy and the Observant Jewish Scientist

Professor Yaakov Friedman

 

 

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“The Fullness Thereof”: The Significance of the Higgs Mechanism in Jewish Thought and Theology

Daniel Turgeman, MSc

 

 

 

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In Search of the Halakhic Definition of Motherhood

Rabbi Professor Avraham Steinberg, MD

 

 

 

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Gene Editing Research: Halakhic Parameters

Rabbi Professor Moshe Dovid Tendler

 

 

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At the Intersection of Torah and Cardiology

Michael Szycher, PhD, MBA

 

 

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Communication: A Divine Feature of Humanity

Professor Joseph S. Bodenheimer

 

 

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The Second Creation Narrative in the Second Chapter of Genesis: A New Approach
Professor Nathan Aviezer

 

 

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Meditation, the Brain, and Judaism

Daniel A. Drubach, MD

 

 

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Knower, Knowledge, and Known: Maimonides’ Nutritional Science, the Cultivation of Consciousness, and the Future of Medicine

Simcha Gottleib, MS, Dr. OM

 

 

 

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My Response to the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Call for Kosher Therapeutic Meditation

Rus Devorah Wallen, LCSW, ACSW

 

 

 

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Internet Addiction in the Observant Community

Norman Goldwasser, PhD

 

 

 

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Writing in the Face of Cynicism: Addressing Three Bio-Graphies of the Rebbe

Professor Menachem Feuer

 

 

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Reassessing the Supreme Test: Akeidat Yitshak in the Light of Today’s Assessment Theories

Emmy Leah Stark Zitter, PhD

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